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Jay Neugeboren

On Writing, My Father, and Mortality

Eli Neugeboren | Posted 02.17.2017 | Arts
Eli Neugeboren

I sometimes wonder if it's selfish of me not to have read all of my father's books, and to thereby be keeping the experience for myself, and not to be sharing it with him now.

How to Succeed as a Writer? It Takes a Village

Holly Robinson | Posted 12.15.2014 | Books
Holly Robinson

Long before I published my first novel, I tried to join a neighborhood fiction writing workshop, only to be told by one member, 'Sorry, come back when you get published. We can't accept novices.' Yeah, that stung.

Sun and Wind, Silence and Sound

Jay Neugeboren | Posted 05.07.2013 | Books
Jay Neugeboren

When friends ask how and why I came to write a novel about the silent film era, the first answer that comes to mind is that the novel is inspired not by my love of movies, but by my childhood love of listening to stories on the radio.

Writing About Places I've Never Seen

Jay Neugeboren | Posted 05.04.2013 | Books
Jay Neugeboren

I've never been to Singapore and/or Borneo, or to any other place in Asia, and when people ask me about the book, and discover this is so, they seem bewildered. As in: How can you write about a place you've never seen or been to?

The Other Side of the World: A 'Young' Book by an Old Writer

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 01.14.2013 | Fifty
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

Four books in five years. Not bad for a man over 70!